Saving the forests with wireless tech

By Thomas Søderholm October 21, 2020

Exciting innovations in environmental conservation-related technology comes to rescue for some of the deforesting, equivalent of 27 soccer pitches every minute, going on in the world.

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Topics: wireless technologies, cellular IoT, thingy:91

Cellular IoT asset tracker ensures timely delivery of critical shipments

By Jerry Pietroforte October 14, 2020

The global pandemic has seen a massive increase in online shopping, accelerating a trend that has seen the world move towards home delivery. That's made it even more critical that both consumers and commercial customers can track deliveries of goods from warehouses to their homes or businesses.

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Topics: cellular IoT, asset tracking

Wireless wellness

By Thomas Søderholm October 7, 2020

According to the Global Wellness Institute, the spend on "proactive healthy choices"—in other words, wellness—will continue to comprise a more significant percentage of massive multi-trillion industries into the future, of which the wireless tech sector is one.

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Topics: wearables, wellness

The Importance of Average Power Consumption to Battery Life

By Torbjørn Øvrebekk September 30, 2020

Smartphone battery life remains a frustration for many users. The same problem also applies to a wide range of IoT devices. Although it’s easy to bury yourself in detail seeking a perfect solution, it’s important not to lose sight of the broader picture.

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Topics: battery, power consumption

Wireless education tools help drive economic growth

By Petter Myhre September 23, 2020

Continued global economic growth requires a productive, innovative workforce comprising highly skilled coders, developers, and engineers in every field. To prepare young people for this future, teachers turn to interactive and interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (‘STEAM’) education.

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Topics: steam skills, education

COVID-19 battle inspires rethink on IoT privacy

By Svein-Egil Nielsen September 16, 2020

The critical need for contact tracing as part of the battle to fight the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the IoT revolution by helping to break down opposition to why, how and where personal data is used.

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Topics: privacy

Bluetooth Mesh for Industrial IoT

By Torbjørn Øvrebekk September 9, 2020

Bluetooth Mesh lays a framework for large-scale industrial deployments using technology that is already secure, reliable, and supported by all smartphones.

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Topics: mesh, bluetooth mesh

Why does the nRF5340 have two cores?

By Eirik Midttun September 2, 2020

A device with two user-accessible processor cores may seem a bit excessive, but when you understand why Nordic has spent millions of R&D dollars bringing nRF5340 to market, you’ll see it’s anything but.

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Topics: nRF5340

End-device certified embedded modems ease path to cellular IoT

By Petter Myhre August 26, 2020

By simplifying design and certification, low power cellular IoT applications can move from concept to deployment in just a few weeks.

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Topics: cellular IoT, certification

Using wireless tech to track goods in transit

By Alf Helge Omre August 19, 2020

Sophisticated technology is now on hand to track goods in transit, not only instruct where a parcel is on its journey but also to log and report what conditions and events it has been subjected to.

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Topics: cellular IoT, asset tracking

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